Antares – Most Beautiful Picture of the Day: October 3, 2017

VLTI reconstructed view of the surface of Antares
VLTI reconstructed view of the surface of Antares
Using ESO’s (European Southern Observatory) Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) astronomers have constructed this remarkable image of the red supergiant star Antares. This is the most detailed image ever of this object, or any other star apart from the Sun. By Keiichi Ohnaka.